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House of Lords Bill

This is the text of the House of Lords Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 19 January 1999.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Cabinet Office, are published separately as Bill 34- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Margaret Beckett has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the House of Lords Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.
 
  
House of Lords Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Exclusion of hereditary peers.
2.Removal of disqualifications in relation to the House of Commons.
3.Repeals.
4.Commencement and transitional provision.
5.Interpretation and short title.
 

SCHEDULE
     -Repeals.
 


 
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